11.6 C
London
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
£0.00

No products in the basket.

HomeCase StudiesExternal Environment

External Environment Case Studies by topic

Planning and the business cycle

Land Securities is the UK's leading property company. It is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100....

Decision making across the business cycle

CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, is the world’s leading body for management accountants. Management accountants can provide management information and insights as...

Providing support through the stages of the business cycle

Everybody faces a degree of uncertainty within his or her daily lives. No matter how well people plan, it is impossible to get rid...

Maintaining the co-operative difference

CIS operates in one of the most dynamic and complex insurance markets in the world. Insurance is one of the UK’s major industries, with...

Doing better by the environment

The environment is a key subject that affects us all. Protection of the environment and the move towards sustainable development remains a responsibility that...

The message is in the medium

Put a Victorian school teacher into a modern classroom, with books and blackboards, and he or she would find little had changed fundamentally. However,...

Meeting and exceeding consumer protection laws to drive competitive advantage

DSGi is the leading European specialist retailer of consumer electronics. In the UK the Group includes the well known chains of Currys, Dixons, PC...

Championing competition

An Office of Fair Trading case study We live in an economic system that is generally good at channelling scarce resources towards meeting consumers' needs....

Social and environmental responsibility

Businesses help society to prosper. They do so by providing goods and services that consumers want. Businesses also contribute to the well-being of society....

Beyond corporate social responsibility

Primark is a subsidiary company of the ABF (Associated British Foods) Group. The company was launched in 1969 in Ireland trading as Penny's. By...

The importance of social responsibility

A good business is also a good citizen. As well as making a profit by supplying products or services that people want to buy,...

Using technology to improve economies

Vodafone is a leading international mobile communications company with interests in 27 countries and partnership agreements with a further 40 countries, including Safaricom in...

Steering the economy

In providing an overview of the workings of the economy, this case study focuses on the key role of HM Treasury in implementing Government...

The knowledge-driven economy

This case study focuses upon the findings of the Department of Trade and Industry which illustrate how the development of a knowledge-driven economy is...

Business ethics and sustainability in the steel industry

Steel is a unique and vital material. It touches almost every part of modern life. It is a key element of our infrastructure. From...

Implementing codes of conduct

All organisations have a responsibility to their stakeholders. These are individuals and groups who have a stake in the running of the organisation and...

The launch of a new trust

All organisations must serve the needs of their customers. These needs change over time, making it necessary for business organisations to adapt their existing...

Use of PEST analysis at UNISON

UNISON is Britain and Europe's biggest public sector trade union, representing more than 1.3 million members working in public services. Job roles they represent...

How Lloyds responds to changes in the business environment

A brief history of Lloyd's -covering risks Economic prosperity in England during the second half of the 17th century created a significant group of wealthy...

Strategic planning responding to external influences

Experian operates the UK's largest Credit Reference Agency (CRA). There are three in the UK. Banks and credit card companies share information about their...

Meeting global and local needs

Siemens AG is a global electrical and electronics business with a turnover of £53 billion. The business employs over 450,000 people. The company base...

Regulating a utility

We all rely upon having access to water throughout each day every day of our lives. Think how many times over a 24 hour...

Working for free trade

Businesses and consumers in the UK are buying and selling goods and services in ever more diverse and distant markets as globalisation increases. Trade...

Integration in the public sector HM Revenue and Customs

To integrate or merge means to join together. There are often advantages for two organisations to merge to become one. The most important is...

Supporting international trade

One of the biggest challenges for business organisations in the UK is learning how and where to trade overseas. In an interdependent world, international...

Partners in international trade

This case study focuses on the HSBC Group, which, as one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, is able...